Sexual Harassment in California Workplaces

Sexual harassment is illegal in the state of California. In 2017, dozens of victims came forward with claims of sexual harassment against many wealthy celebrities of the past and present. Many forms of the sexual harassment were said to have occurred while on-the-job. With more and more reports of sexual harassment claims being lodged against individuals, it is important to take this type of harassment seriously. However, many individuals still do not understand that even what they consider to be jokes in the workplace can give rise to sexual discrimination claims. If you or someone you know has been sexually…

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Termination Papers

Do I have to sign termination papers? NO, YOU DO NOT!  In fact, one should never sign anything without closely reviewing the language contained in any document. By signing termination papers (exit interview documents), you are likely waiving and giving up any potential wrongful termination claim. When you sign termination papers, you are agreeing with the reason given for your termination. For example, if you sign termination papers stating you are being dismissed for showing up late to work, you are acknowledging that you agree by signing these papers; even if you believe you are being wrongfully terminated and unfairly…

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Unpaid Overtime

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California Overtime Pay Laws | How To Recognize Unpaid Overtime Does your employer owe you for unpaid overtime? California labor laws address unpaid overtime, by requiring all employers to pay overtime, whether authorized or not. In California, the general overtime provisions are that a “nonexempt” employee 18 years of age or older, or any minor employee 16 or 17 years of age who is not required by law to attend school and is not otherwise prohibited by law from engaging in the subject work, shall not be employed more than eight hours in any workday or more than 40 hours…

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What to do if you are being harassed by your employer, or you work in a hostile environment.

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San Bernardino Constructive Termination Lawyers, Assisting Southern California Employees Who Have Been Wrongfully Forced to Quit Their Jobs   If your work environment is hostile; if your employer or co-workers are harassing you; or, if you have already quit your job due to unbearable working conditions, you may be the victim of “Constructive Termination”. You may have the grounds for a Wrongful Termination claim. You should seek the immediate expert advice of the knowledgable and trusted Inland Empire Employment Attorneys at SANFORD A. KASSEL, A Professional Law Corporation, to help protect your legal rights. Call 909.884.6451 today.     Learn…

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Information to Help You with a Wrongful Termination Claim

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Wrongful Termination cases are very complex and often extremely involved. Being unemployed is a very stressful and confusing time. There are many factors to consider when making a claim for a Wrongful Termination. These types of difficult situations are best handled by the experts. No two claims are the same, and there are often exceptions to every rule. You will need the expertise of a knowledgeable, and trusted Wrongful Termination Lawyer, to guide you through this complicated process. An experienced Wrongful Termination Lawyer will take into consideration many issues, before deciding whether or not to file a claim on your behalf.…

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Can You Spot Age Discrimination in the Workplace?

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Losing a job can be difficult for anyone, but it often provides special challenges for older workers. Individuals over 55 are likely to face long job hunt times in a tough economy. The ranks of older workers among the long-term unemployed have swelled of late. Many of them have lost their jobs in this economy, while others are finding it difficult to find new ones, and the harsh reality is their age is part of the reason. Age discrimination is viewed as an acceptable bias in many of the Nation’s workplaces and it has only worsened in this tough economy. According…

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Website Accessibility For Disabled Persons

    W3C Celebrates 20th Anniversary: This month, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) turns 20. On October 29th, global strategists, business leaders and developers will join the consortium to discuss “The Future of the Web” at an anniversary symposium in Santa Clara, CA. For 20 years, the W3C has been pursuing their vision of “one Web available to all”. It is this commitment that has united the World Wide Web developing community, and produced the “Open Web Platform”—giving persons with mobility and sensory impairments much greater accessibility to the Web. According to Director, Tim Berners-Lee, “The decision to form the…

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Social Media Access Policy

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Does an employer have the right to ask for access to an employee’s personal social media accounts? If an employer fires an employee for refusing to provide the employer access to the employee’s personal social media, the termination could be deemed a Wrongful Termination. If a prospective employer refuses to hire a job applicant for refusing to provide the employer access to their personal social media, the job applicant may be a victim of Employment Discrimination. In recent years, it has become increasingly popular for employers, or prospective employers, to use social media sites as a way to monitor employee…

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